Valda Gummer

Valda Gummer

Counsellor

Online Therapy Available

Next available Tuesday, Nov 29th

Location

Online Therapy

Biography

Welcome, I aim to come alongside you, help you clarify what you are experiencing, and grow through those changes or challenges. I respect that you come with your own wisdom about what has happened, even if sometimes it takes a conversation or many to clarify what you have experienced and find stability. Alongside your understanding, I'm happy to work with other ways of seeing the issues, and other ways of responding to events that are troubling, seem out of control or simply won't stay in the past. As a Narrative Therapy and Person-Centred Therapy Counsellor, I like to work at your pace, explore the situation, consider different perspectives and work towards a solution that sits comfortably with who you are and your experience of life. If you aren't ready to put whats happening into words, sometimes a Sandtray can give a easier way to clarify the issues. If we are working with trauma or flashbacks or just not being able to stop thinking about something, sometimes just having the tools mindfulness gives to let you be present, escape to now, and find rest, allows space to find a way forward. With an interest in attachment I also appreciate the role the relationships around us may contribute to the problem but also often to healing. Looking forward to meeting you, kindly, Valda

Qualifications

MNZCCA,Registered Provisional Member NZAC,Bachelor of Counselling.

Languages

English

Client Type

children, adolescents, couples, adults

Therapy Type

emotion focused therapy, person centred therapy, narrative therapy, attachment theory

Specialisations

  • upbringing issues

  • mental health and wellbeing

  • disconnection

  • parenting

  • migrant adjustment

  • affairs

  • work-life balance

  • mistrust

  • loneliness and isolation

  • insecurities

  • goal setting

  • domestic violence

  • coping issues

  • break up and divorce

  • anger management

  • acceptance

  • trauma

  • stress

  • self esteem and confidence

  • religion and spirituality

  • relationship issues

  • motivation and purpose

  • life changes

  • identity

  • grief and loss

  • feeling stuck

  • family issues

  • depression

  • burnout

  • attachment issues

  • anxiety

  • abuse

Services

1 Hour Session

60min

$100 NZD

1 Hour Couples Session

60min

$100 NZD

Or free if your organisation uses Clearhead to provide wellbeing support

SUPPORTED BY

nib foundation
msd
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